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boston cinco de mayo!

Things are heating up.

REVEL
Cinco de Mayo at
Masa
What
: Celebrate with a full-on mariachi band and special chef’s menu ($40), featuring duck tacos, braised pork flautas, and chili-rubbed bone-in rib eye.
Why: Five-dollar margaritas thru May 31.
When: Wed., 5 p.m.-midnight. (Kitchen closes at 10 p.m.)
Where: 439 Tremont St., South End (617-338-8884).

SHOP
Rescue Opens
What:
The buy/sell/trade shop relocates and focuses on newer labels (Alternative Apparel, Jeffrey Campbell) and local designers (Bluebrow Jewelry).
Why: Gently used studded Louboutins ($200), Gucci heels ($150), and Marc by Marc Jacobs bags (less than $100).
When: Tues.-Sat., 11 a.m.-8 p.m.; Sun., noon-6 p.m.
Where: 244 Newbury St., Back Bay.

Dallin Chase Sale
What: Up to 70 percent off the lightweight, resort-friendly collection of tops and frocks.
Why: Spring-into-summer staples like the oversize Birsch shirtdress.
When: You’re in the mood to show some leg.
Where: Online at swirl.com.

INDULGE
Jeni’s Ice Cream
What:
Toast rising temperatures with a pint (or five) of this cult confection from Ohio, previously available only by mail order.
Why: Seasonal delicacies like Savannah Buttermint (salted butter, mint, white chocolate) and fave flaves like Riesling Poached Pear ($13).
When: Mon.-Fri., 9 a.m.-7 p.m.; Sat., 9 a.m.-6 p.m.; 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Where: Formaggio Kitchen, 244 Huron Ave., Cambridge (617-354-4750).

PLAN
Boston Wine Tasting at Fenway Park
What:
Gather in the shadow of the Green Monster to sip more than 60 vinos and graze on nontraditional ballpark fare (arancini with mozzarella, duck satay).
Why: Proceeds (including the silent auction haul) benefit Foundation Fighting Blindness.
When: May 13. Thurs., 6:30-9:30 p.m.
Where: 4 Yawkey Way, Kenmore Square. Info at 212-244-1470. Tickets ($100-$125) online at blindness.org.

Photo: ReeseCLloyd / Flickr

LOCATIONS
Underbar
275 Tremont St
Boston, MA 02116
617-292-0080
Rescue
244 Newbury St
Boston, MA 02116
Masa
439 Tremont St
Boston, MA 02116
617-338-8884
Fenway Park
4 Yawkey Way
Boston, MA 02215
617-267-1700
244 Huron Ave
@ Appleton St
Cambridge, MA 02138
617-354-4750
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